Les 4 vents red
Cave de Tavel et de Lirac - Lirac
Grenache 50 % - Syrah 30 % - Old Carignan and Mourvedre 20 %
The Cave des vignerons de Tavel is in the purest Provençal style. It was built in 1937 when Tavel wines were labelled AOC. It is to date the only winery to be opened by a President of the Republic – Albert Lebrun in 1938. The Cave de Tavel produces half of the Tavel AOC wines, as well as Lirac, Côtes-du-Rhône Villages and Côtes-du-Rhône and stretches over 680 Ha..There are 140 producers, all involved in the day-to-day life of the winery and have their say in the investment decisions for making wines which frequently win medals and are regularly mentioned in wine guide.
Terroir : Pebbles Production area: Townships of Lirac and Roquemaure (North of Tavel) Size of the Vineyard: 30 hectares Yield: 40 hl/ha Age of vines: 30 years
Maceration for 3 weeks, combined with Pumping over. Temperature control for refrigeration if necessary. Aged in barrels for 12 months.
Tasting notes
Eye: bright deep crimson shot through with mauve. Nose: animally, ripe fruit, caramel. Mouth: soft attack, good structure, aftertaste of liquorices, notes of toast at the end. Lirac is a Cru which associates elegancy and corpulence.
Food pairing
Temperature service: Best served at 61°F-65°F Food pairing: Perfect with casseroles, game, red meat, rib of beef, shoulder of lamb, unpasteurised or hard cheese.
Aging potential
8 years
Grape varieties
Grenache 50 % - Syrah 30 % - Old Carignan and Mourvedre 20 %
Terrisson Wines
195 rue Guy Arnaud
30900 Nîmes - FRANCE
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